New local COVID-19 cases attributable to Delta variant: health official

Source: Xinhua| 2021-10-24 16:30:56|Editor: huaxia

BEIJING, Oct. 24 (Xinhua) -- Epidemiological investigation and viral genome sequencing results in hand have indicated that this new round of COVID-19 infections in China was caused by viruses transmitted from abroad, according to the National Health Commission (NHC).

The Delta variant is behind the fresh COVID-19 cases, Wu Liangyou, an official with the NHC, said at a press conference, adding that efforts are still being made to trace the origins. Enditem

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